Eliana’s Diva Rock Star Birthday Party – Sunday, June 28, 2009

Friends: Wow! What a weekend! Because Eliana and I have been on the road touring, we haven’t had a chance to celebrate her birthday with a big bang, until now. Last night, we went to the “Greatest Show on Earth,” The Ringing Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. It was a spectacular show. Today, we […] Read More

Categories: Birthday, Birthday Party, Dianne de Las Casas, Eliana, Party

Tangram Tales Residency @ Strehle Elementary Day 4 & Dianne’s Birthday! – Thursday, January 15, 2009

Friends: Today was my birthday and it was a fabulous day! I woke up to a breakfast of banana bread (with a candle), turkey bacon, yogurt, apple juice, two dozen red roses & gifts! Eliana, my 8 year old, gave me an exercise mat, which she knew I wanted. My husband, Antonio, surprised me with […] Read More

Categories: Artist Residency, arts education, Birthday, Dianne de Las Casas, Tangram Tales, Teaching Artist

Fajitas-n-Ritas Fiesta Sorpresa (March 1, 2008)

Friends: I did it! I pulled it off (with lots of help – Thanks, Mom, Clay, Gary, Jennie, Papi, Soleil and kids). Antonio’s 40th Birthday Fajitas-n-Ritas Surprise Fiesta was a success. Ole! His best friend, George (pictured above) took Antonio out for the day for a belated birthday celebration to have lunch and to see […] Read More

Categories: Birthday, Cooking, cuisine, Family, Fiesta, food, Friends, Party

Birthday Fun in the Alabama Sun!

Friends, To celebrate my husband, Antonio’s, 40th birthday on February 23, 2008, I decided to take him to Orange Beach, Alabama for some R&R. We arrived in the late afternoon and had just enough time to walk on the beach and frolic in the sand. While walking on the beach, we saw some MASSIVE jellyfish. […] Read More

Categories: Beach, Birthday, Travel

Antonio’s Birthday Weekend!

Friends: This past week has been crazy, trying to meet deadlines – book deadlines, workshop handouts, finalizing details for my international trip to Guam and the Philippines, sending out contracts, and working on some big projects. But I had to take time out for my husband, Antonio. His birthday is Saturday, February 23, 2008 and […] Read More

Categories: Beach, Birthday, Travel